News » Archives: April 2011

POLS Doctoral Student Researches Violence in Guatemala

April 20, 2011, Mike Desch

Ph.D. candidate Christopher Sullivan (specializing in comparative politics and international relations) has become one of the first scholars to investigate the collection of more than 80 million documents at the National Police Archives in Guatemala City.

http://al.nd.edu/news/21558-doctoral-student-researches-violence-in-guatemala/

Campbell Wins Award

April 20, 2011, Mike Desch

Political Scientist David Campbell Receives Book Award
American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us has been named the Best Nonfiction Book by the Religion Communicators Council (RCC). http://al.nd.edu/news/19198-political-scientist-david-campbell-receives-book-award/

POLS Alum in the News

April 20, 2011, Mike Desch

Lt. Col. Jason Mims, a 1975 graduate in government and international studies, was presented with the William D. Reynolds Award

http://al.nd.edu/news/21608-notre-dame-graduates-honored-at-alumni-senate/

POLS Alum in the News

April 20, 2011, Mike Desch

Alumnus Works to Effect Change in Sudan (Peter Quaranto 06’ undergrad)

http://al.nd.edu/news/19228-alumnus-works-to-effect-change-in-sudan/

Alumnus Works to Effect Change in Sudan

April 06, 2011, Chris Milazzo

Sudan has been torn by religious, social, and economic strife for decades. Seeking to ease these tensions, the Sudanese people voted to divide the country in two—north and south. But the referendum has left a host of unresolved issues in its wake. Through the Office of the U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan, Peter Quaranto ’06 is working with the African country’s residents to help reach a successful and sustainable resolution to the division.

Political Scientist David Campbell Receives Book Award

April 04, 2011, Joanna Basile

American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us has been named the Best Nonfiction Book by the Religion Communicators Council (RCC). David Campbell, John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C., Associate Professor of Political Science at Notre Dame, and his co-author, Robert Putnam of Harvard University share this 2011 Wilbur Award for “excellence in the communication of religious issues, values, and themes in the secular media.”